Riley Young Morse has been with GMRI since the merger with GoMOOS in November 2009. Riley manages the Ocean Data Products group and also serves as an individual contributor to the team as project manager and UI designer.
Prior to joining GMRI, Riley was the Product Development Manager for the Gulf of Maine Ocean Observing System (GoMOOS). At GoMOOS, Riley was a key member of the development staff; designing user interfaces and working with scientists, web designers and IT staff to produce web-delivered information products as well as maintaining content on GoMOOS.org and other partner websites.
Before coming to GoMOOS in 2006, Riley was the Director of Product Development for JobsInTheUS.com, a Maine-based start-up company where she gained experience designing and developing web-based applications, with a focus on front-end design and user interaction.
Riley brings the experience of a formal undergraduate and graduate education in marine biology (Eckerd College), scientific illustration (Rhode Island School of Design) and fisheries science (University of Rhode Island) as well as over 15 years combined experience designing and developing web-delivered software products.